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George Shaker

Adjunct Assistant Professor

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  • BASc ECE, Cairo University, Egypt
  • MASc ECE, University of Waterloo – ESA/IMST Grant, Germany
  • PhD ECE, University of Waterloo and Georgia Institute of Technology (NSERC-MSFSS)

Select research interests

  • Bio-wearable electronics and systems
  • Bio-electromagnetics, bio-technology, bio-sensors and energy harvesting systems
  • RF/microwave/millimeter wave/Terahertz (THz) circuits and antenna systems
  • Radio frequency (RF)/microwave packaging and Electromagnetic compatibility
  • (EMC)/Electromagnetic interface (EMI) analyses
  • Vehicle and UAV wireless communications, navigation systems, and telematics systems
  • Complex propagation and scattering phenomena
  • Devices and novel electromagnetic materials and wireless sensors

Select talks

  • Keynote Speaker, Radio Hardware Design and Measurements for the Internet of Things, IEEE International Conference on the Internet of Things, China.
  • Keynote Speaker, Next-Generation Printed Electronics, IEEE Loughborough International Antennas and Propagation Conference, United Kingdom.
  • Keynote Speaker, An Insight into Antennas for IoT/M2M products, Ambient Intelligence, Canada.
  • Invited Speaker, Modeling and Design of a Wireless Hearing Aid Communication System, IEEE Radio Wireless Week, United States of America.
  • Invited Speaker, Antenna Design for Smartphones Using Modal/Eigenmode Analysis, IEEE European Conference on Antenna Design and Propagation, EuCAP, France.
  • Invited Speaker, Cellular Wireless Energy Harvesting for Powering Wearable Sensors, IEEE International Workshop on Antenna Technology, iWAT, Greece.

Select awards

  • Google SOLI Alpha Competition Winner
  • IEEE Sensors Journal most downloaded Paper
  • IEEE Sensors Cover Page of the Year
  • IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Fellowship
  • IEEE Electronic Components and Technology Conference Best Paper Award (Best in Session)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Research Award
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symposium Best Paper Award (Top Three)
  • IEEE Antennas and Propagation Symposium Best Student Paper Award (Honorable Mention, twice)
  • IEEE Antenna and Propagation Symposium Best Student Design Team Award (Third Prize)
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